Bill Gorlin  

Bill Gorlin
Mr. Gorlin serves as McLaren Engineering Group’s Vice President of the Entertainment Division.  A graduate of Cornell University in engineering (Bachelor’s and Master’s), he is registered as a Professional Engineer in seventeen States and a Board Certified Structural Engineer.

His more than 29 years of experience include engineering of scenic, entertainment and amusement structures, staging, rigging, buildings, show action equipment, scenic elements, architectural themeing, sculptures, and other frameworks, worldwide.

Mr. Gorlin is a member of the ESTA Rigging Working Group, including serving on its Performer Flying and Temporary Structures Task Groups; American Society of Civil Engineers; Cornell Society of Engineers; and Structural Engineers Association of New York.  He has published articles in Architecture Week and in Structural Engineering Forum, and is a frequent lecturer at various Universities and industry conventions.  He is the author of the “Structural Behavior” chapter in Entertainment Rigging for the 21st Century, Ed. Bill Sapsis, Focal Press, 2015.